Definition of Dupion

1. n. A double cocoon, made by two silkworms.



Definition of Dupion

1. Noun. A double cocoon, made by two silkworms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dupion

1. a double cocoon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dupion

duovirus
dup
dupable
dupatta
dupattas
dupe
duped
duper
duperies
dupers
dupery
dupes
dupiaza
dupiazas
duping
dupion (current term)
dupioni
dupions
duplation
duplations
duple
duple time
duplet
duplets
duplex
duplex Doppler scan
duplex apartment
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Literary usage of Dupion

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1. Directory of International and Regional Organizations Conducting Standards edited by Maureen Breitenberg (1993)
"... for silk home-laundering materials (regulations for use) the method of testing and classification for dupion raw silk, and a dictionary of silk waste. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"When your cocoons have remained therein near an hour, you must draw them out ; and to see whether all the worms are dead, draw out a dupion from the middle ..."

3. The Artful Home: The GUILD Sourcebook of Residential Art by GUILD Sourcebooks (2005)
"... Weaving on dupion i silk pillow. 20" x 20". nght: Sunburst Weaving on dupion i silk pillow. 16" x 16". ..."

4. The Baptist Magazine by Baptist Missionary Society (1836)
"Esq., late of dupion, by John Moginie, E*q., Executor to n ยป TO CORRESPONDENTS. Mr. Measures, from Lincolnshire, who called at Fen Court, about a year ago, ..."

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